April 2018

Thelma Walker (Lab): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to review The Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989,1989 No. 1796, PART III, Regulation 27; what assessment his Department has made of the effect of brighter car headlamps on other road users; and if he will make a statement.


Kevin Foster (Con): What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of medical requirements for holding a driving licence in ensuring that drivers are fit to drive.


Barry Sheerman (Lab) : Debate on global road deaths


Judith Cummins (Lab): In October last year, the Government announced that they planned to increase the maximum penalty for death by dangerous driving. They also said that they would create a new offence of causing serious injury by careless driving. Six months on, we have still not seen any action. Will the Minister tell the House just when these vital changes will be implemented?


Dan Jarvis (Lab): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities in increasing the number cycle paths on public roads.


Judith Cummins (Lab): To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the press release entitled Life sentences for killer drivers, published by his Department on 15 October 2017, what progress he has made on (a) implementing an increase to the maximum penalty for the offences of causing death by (i) dangerous driving and (ii) careless driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs to life imprisonment and (b) creating a new offence of causing serious injury by careless driving.